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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Happy birthday Conan
« on: May 26, 2019, 08:39:54 PM »
  Belated thank you!  Hope you guys are all doing good these days.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Goodby from Elizabeth77
« on: July 12, 2017, 09:48:41 PM »
Every Which Way But Loose...I still enjoy this, but I need a few years between me and another viewing.

I'm aware of the odds based on what you are saying, but I still hope you get that chance at another viewing in a few years. 

I've always enjoyed reading your posts Raewyn, and I'm very sorry to hear the awful news.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Happy Birthday Matt!!
« on: September 11, 2016, 02:02:32 PM »
Have a good birthday Matt!

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...Had a nightmare ordeal with Frontier Airlines. Has anyone else flown them before? I've heard some awful stories, so I think mine isn't really even that bad.

Heard awful stories as well, but never flown them.  My least favorite small-time U.S. domestic airline is American Eagle, though there are some small airlines in Asia that are ten times worse.

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Trivia Games / Re: Fist fight
« on: August 19, 2016, 10:01:15 PM »
Yep!  O0

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Trivia Games / Re: Fist fight
« on: August 19, 2016, 02:20:45 PM »
So which actor took on both Eastwood and Gary Cooper in a gunfight?

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Trivia Games / Re: Fist fight
« on: August 19, 2016, 02:11:13 PM »
McLaglen was a boxer in real life and has a huge fight scene with John Wayne in "The Quiet Man", which I remember.

He was apparently also in a Rawhide episode with Clint.

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Trivia Games / Re: Fist fight
« on: August 19, 2016, 10:37:56 AM »
Victor McLaglen?

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Trivia Games / Re: Fist fight
« on: August 18, 2016, 11:07:44 AM »
William Smith?

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: What Was The Last DVD You Bought ?
« on: August 09, 2016, 08:28:54 AM »



I bought a few copies of "Strange Brew".  A little while back I was in Canada and met two younger Canadian friends-of-friends that had never heard of this movie.  Yes, actual Canadians that were unaware of "Strange Brew" and even Rick Moranis himself.  I was so angered by this that I bought Blu-rays and sent them each a copy, and snagged one for myself.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: 2016 Movie Discussion
« on: July 29, 2016, 07:28:51 AM »
I don't like it when a "message" sneaks in a movie.
This movie has one  :(
p.s.my rejection has nothing to do with the message's subject.

What was the message?

It annoys me when there is a message awkwardly shoehorned into a movie or it overrides everything in an "after school special" kind of way.  I don't mind subtlety or if a message or two is smoothly blended in that doesn't hit me over the head.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: 2016 Movie Discussion
« on: July 25, 2016, 01:27:02 PM »


Everybody Wants Some

If you grew up in the 80s/90s, you will really like "Everybody Wants Some"...and if you didn't, you will still enjoy it as a funny, "easy" movie.  The Director, Richard Linklater, got serious for a while and focused on good, though mostly serious, dramas.  He basically made a spiritual sequel to "Dazed and Confused" with this flick.  There isn't really a protagonist-antagonist, or real drama, or even a main plot per se; its just a bunch of cool college students having a blast over the course of a weekend.  Its hilarious, and has some brief-but-interesting little subplots for each character.  The production design is perfect, there is a disco club called "The Sound Machine" in the movie which has to be coolest place ever put on film.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Happy Birthday -satu-
« on: July 18, 2016, 06:20:12 AM »
  Have a good one Satu!

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General Discussion / Re: Clint's Kids
« on: July 16, 2016, 04:19:24 PM »
  You can watch it on Google Play or Youtube.  I think it was like 4 bucks on either option.

  Brace yourself; its not a first date movie.

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General Discussion / Re: Clint's Kids
« on: July 16, 2016, 12:11:04 PM »
  I just watched "Outlaws and Angels", and I'd say there is much more of the former in this movie.  It is one of the darkest flicks I've seen in a long time.  The plot was pretty good, and the acting (despite some bad old school Southern accents, Chad Michael Murray grumbles more than talks) is decent all-around.  Francesca Eastwood is fantastic, maybe the best performance in the movie.  There were some spaghetti western influences like the camera zooming in on facial expressions, scenery shots, and some sphagetti-ish music but I wouldn't say its a traditional western.

  My biggest gripe is that it tries to hard to be dark for darks sake, if you know what I mean...Like a contrived "everybody must be full-on evil" dark.  Still, I'd rate it as decent because of the solid plot and characters, and say it's worth a watch.

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But then they show Clint and Charlie inside... and it looks like they're trying to decide on a radio station. WTF?



 ;D

They appear to be bored. 

That is probably the most ridiculous still from a Clint movie that I've ever seen.  It looks like its from a Michael Bay flick, though Bay would at least instruct his actors to sell the giant explosion behind them.

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: 2015 Movie Discussion
« on: June 13, 2016, 01:44:05 PM »
"Moon" is amazing.  Sam Rockwell's acting in that movie was about as close to perfect as it can get.

I won't rush out to see "Warcraft", but I'll check it on when it's on Netflix or something like that.

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Trivia Games / Re: This Or That
« on: June 06, 2016, 08:19:21 AM »
That's a tough one for an Eastwood fan...I'll go with:  The Man With No Name


Who has the better overall body of work in Clint Eastwood movies?

Stuntman/Director Buddy Van Horn


OR

Production Designer/Art Director Henry Bumstead

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Off-Topic Discussion / Re: Quentin Tarantino
« on: June 05, 2016, 03:53:16 PM »
I'm a fan of Tarantino.   Not sure if "Four Rooms" counts...The only one of his flicks that I really didn't like was "Jackie Brown".  "Pulp Fiction" is a classic, so many movies tried to rip off its style back in the 90s and even now.

My list:

1.   Pulp Fiction
2.   Kill Bill I and II
3.   Inglorious Basterds
4.   Reservoir Dogs
5.   Django Unchained
6.   The Hateful Eight
7.   Death Proof
8.   Jackie Brown

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Trivia Games / Re: This Or That
« on: June 04, 2016, 05:54:33 PM »
Kelly's Heroes


Joe


OR

Jed

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